Skip to main content

About your Search

20131202
20131210
STATION
MSNBCW 16
ALJAZAM 15
CNNW 8
KCSM (PBS) 7
CSPAN 3
FBC 2
WUSA (CBS) 2
CNBC 1
KNTV (NBC) 1
KPIX (CBS) 1
KRON (MyNetworkTV) 1
LINKTV 1
LANGUAGE
English 66
Korean 4
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 71 (some duplicates have been removed)
the economy. >>> a top hezbollah leader is killed. the lebanese group says he was assassinated. ♪ >>> the u.s. economy is growing but so is the income gap between the rich and the poor. president obama will talk about how to change that and other aspects of the economy when he speaks at a washington think tank in just a few minutes. mike viqueira joins us from washington. mike, good morning, what are some of the main points the president is expected to address? >> reporter: you are right, the president turning a page now after the last two months healthcare.gov debacle. he is going to talk about the grows gap between rich and poor. it's not a new story or a new subject for president obama. he talked ariel castro it two years ago in a benchmark speech in kansas. and he spoke a little bit about in this year's state of the union. the top 1% in this country have seen their income triple over the course of the last 28 years, meanwhile the middle class has scene their income grow at a modest 1% on average over the course of that same time annually. so the president will be talking about that. he'
, these trends are bad for our economy. one study finds that growth is more fragile and recession is more frequent in countries with greater inequality. .hat makes sense when families have less to spend, businesses have fewer customers. households rack up greater mortgage and credit card debt. topentrated wealth at the will not result in broadly based consumer spending that drives our economy and with less regulation, it may contribute to risky speculative bubbles. rising inequality and declining mobility are bad for families and social cohesion. not just because we tend to trust our institutions us, but studies show we actually tend to test -- trust each other less. host: that was the president yesterday talking about income inequality. toare turning to all of you get your stories. are you able to move up the economic ladder? we have the lines divided by age. start calling us now. you can put your comments on facebook or tweet us as well. a response from house speaker john boehner's spokesman. they promote government reliance rather than economic mobility. what are your thoughts on this?
in the world and compete in the world and also we're now in a global economy competing for skills. that we need to be making progress on the start rather than going behind. i think what also has people nervous is that this comes despite many years now of the united states being focused on this question no child left behind, other pieces of legislation. common core debate. state efforts to improve things. and we're not making progress. >> no noticeable improvement. >> rankings in education seem to have very little to do with the success of individuals in later life. much less the success of the economy. there's this false equation that countries with great educational systems are going to have innovative dynamic economies. is that true of japan? of course it's not. is that true of finland? it's not there either. their one champion corporation is nokia. it's good half as many people as belgium. that's what makes a lot of these comparisons ridiculous. >> we should ignore them? >> yes, because they basically tell you nothing except to invest a lot of money in education and that's what we do here in
to end the war in afghanistan. the job market is getting better. our economy is improveth. we have double our production of clean energy, doubled our production of traditional energy sources. we are on the brink of being energy independent as a country our size to be. we have the best researchers, scientists on earth, and the most innovative companies on earth. we're still the envy of the world. i continue to have great confidence in our capacity. this city washington is grid locked and spends too much time worried about the next election and not enough worried about the next generation. what jack kennedy understood as well. that's the american people. we go through these periods where our politics gets all balanced up. the truth is sometimes we're nostalgic about the past. >> i am. >> i know you are. if over and over again they see they are not addressing the core problems we have, eventually they will put in place folks who are serious about getting the work done. >> let's talk about the problem with the legislative branch. the nature of america is an aisle down the center. those aisles
and the economy. the data now raising concerns over what can still be accomplished in his next few years as president. joining us now is our political panel angela mcgrewen, fox knew political analyst, and ronow molono. the president used to enjoy euphoric ratings. now his approval rating is abysmal on all kinds of issues. so ways happening overall? why is this happening? what kind of take do you look at this -- what prism do you look at this through, angela? >> the bottom line is this. are you better off today than you were four years ago? most americans that elected this president yet again, now they're having buyers remorse, because most americans are not better off. if you look at the unemployment rate at 7% but for the black community, last check, it was 13%. the hispanic community has not lowered that much and for women and young adults, if you have a college degree, kelly, most people don't have a job today, so people are looking at this situation and though the president is a great orator, a great politician, motivational speeches do not make a more prosperous america. >> when yo
start to negotiate the best stands for the treat jar ukrainian economy live to one doesn't know what the words when we see you we want it back to times for me and we wanted to intensify all. this agreement is to be signed it was in the fall and it will be necessary to comply with the stunts. haiz co was not welcomed by all stations jesus. they hope to summon enough punishment revolts on tuesday to oust the cabinets. you are gentle called reached justified its decision by saying that ukraine could in the photo great treats aren't sweet to watch. he estimates showed about forty five cents of ukrainians support posts but integration with the eu. but that was ordered as favoring the most part sweet to watch bulls coach point two brackets you with the eu by finding some new ukrainian imports and a quick single trade sanctions. in two thousand knowing dispute between kiev and moscow on gas prices resulting gas being cut off to the ukraine for a three week period the general cctv transmission out to thailand anti government protest leader says that the attacks obama said on tuesday that he
. it will be good for our economy. it will be good for our families. [ applause ] number four, as i alluded to earlier, we still need targeted programs for the communities and workers that have been hit hardest by economic change in the great recession. these communities are no longer limited to the inner city. they're found in neighborhoods hammered by the housing crisis, manufacturing towns hit hard by years of plants packing up, land-locked rural areas where young folks oftentimes feel like they've got to leave just to find a job. they're communities that just aren't generating enough jobs anymore. so we put forward new plans to help these communities and their residents because we've watched cities like pittsburgh or my hometown of chicago revamp themselves. if we give more cities the tools to do it, not handouts but a hand up, cities like detroit can do it too. so in a few weeks, we'll announce the first of these promise zones, urban and rural communities where we'll support local efforts focused on a national goal. that is, a child's course in life should not be determined by the zip
"happening now" ♪ ♪ jon: good morning on this wednesday. the president giving a speech on the economy today to talk of obamacare again. all part of a three-week pr blitz to convince americans to sign up and soon. hello, i am jon scott. jenna: i am jenna lee. the presidents common coming on the heels of the enrollment website 631 the website is trying to put the botched rollout behind it. getting that millions of enrollees getting the health care law work. the deadline to sign up for coverage next year is december 23. let's talk about with karl rove, a senior adviser and deputy chief of staff to president george bush. he is also a fox news contributor. that was part of her job when you are there to get the message out and get the programs in the public eye. can the president resell a program that has had such a difficult time? >> they had an enormously bad first impression and it is hard to convince people that this program isn't fundamentally flawed. there's a lot more bad news than there is good news. millions have lost their private insurance coverage and they are finding that when they g
, harming the economy. that is the vital artery. >> sure, we'll keep an eye on that. thank you. >> well, there has been more protests against military rule in egypt. proponents reached cairo's tahir square for the first time in months on sun. the crowd was dispersed from the area within minutes. earlier students on university campuses held rallies against a new anti-protest law and the killing of a fellow student by security forces. >> a draft constitution has been approved by the interim government. let's look at the controversial points. it let's the army decide who the defence minister will be for the next eight years, and bans political parties based on religi religion. the draft will go to a referendum. if ratified, elections will take place. tell us more about the controversial constitution. >> what's new this morning to many egyptians is the fact this it seems there'll be a change to the roadmap that the military government put forward. earlier we have been hearing that first the constitution will be drafted and it will be put to a referendum. if approved there'll be parliamenty
economy is improving. we have doubled our production of clean energy. doubled our traditional energy sources. we are on the brink of being as close to energy independent as any country our size could be in a very long time. a we still have the best universities and companies on earth. we're the envy of the world. so i continue to have great confidence in our capacity to solve our problems. there is a specific challenge that we've got. that is a congress and this city, washington, that is gridlocked and spends too much time worrying about the next election and not the generation. the solution to that is ultimately what was envisioned by our founders. and what jack kennedy understood as well. and that's the american people. question go through these periods where aur politics gets all bollucks up. the truth is when you look at our history, there's been a lot of times where congress gets stuck. but the reason we get through it is the american people have good instincts. if over and over again they see we're not addressing the core problems we have, eventually they will put in place folk
need to survive in the world and compete in the world and we're now in a global economy competing for skills, that we need to be making progress on this chart rather than go behind. what also has people nervous is this comes despite many years now of the united states being focused on this question, no child left behind, other pieces of legislation, common core debate, state efforts and we're not necessarily making huge progress. >> no noticeable improvement. >> but rankings have very little to do with the success of individuals in later life, much less the success of the economy. there's this false equation that companies with great educational systems, is that true of japan? absolutely not. take a country like -- >> fewer people than new york city. >> yes. >> it's got half as many people as belgium and that's why it makes it ridiculous, comparing them to a country of five million people -- >> so we should ignore them? >> yes, we should ignore them. we put more and more money into schools with really little to show for it. >> that's the opposite, in fact. because what's happened
are furious about the failure to sign a trade deal with eu and turn to moscow to save the economy. >> translator: i want a new government that listens to the people and doesn't treat us like animals. >> translator: we are here to fight for our rights and our kids are brought up in a good country without corruption and where everything is fair. >> reporter: the crisis here is reaching a crucial moment and he believes he can survive with moscow's help but they are ready for a long fight to achieve aims and i'm tim friend with al jazeera. >> leaders lack constitutional power to oust the government before the presidential election in 2015. a riot breaks out in singapore's little india district after an india national was struck and killed by a bus. crowds attached police and set cars on fire and dozens were injured and 27 people were arrested. it was singapore's first major riot in four decades. and the president of venezuela won half of the elections on sunday and held control in the oil city and the capitol caracas and inflation is 54% and power outages and shortages of necessiti
is getting better. our economy is improving. we have doubled our production of clean energy. doubled our production of traditional energy sources. we are on the brink of being as close to energy independent as any country our size could be in a very long time. we still have the best universities on earth, the best researchers and scientists on earth, the best workers on earth and the most innovative companies on earth and we're still the envy of the world and the most indispensable nation. so i continue to have confidence in our ability to solve our problems. there is a specific problem that we've got, and that is a congress, and this city, washington, that is gridlocked and spends too much time worrying about the next election and not enough time worrying about the next generation. and, you know, the solution to that is ultimately what was envisioned by our founders and what jack kennedy understood as well, and that's the american people. you know. we go through these periods where our politics gets all mixed up. and the truth is we're nostalgic about the past. >> i am. >> i know you ar
of the financial crisis. but the job market is getting better. our economy is improving. we have doubled our production of clean energy. doubled our production of traditional energy sources. we are on the brink of being as close to energy independent as any country our size could be in a very long time. we still have the best universities on earth, best researches and scientists on earth and most innovative companies on earth. and we're still the envy of the world and the one indispensable nation. i continue to have great confidence in our capacity to solve our problems. there is a specific challenge that we've got. and that is a congress. and this city, washington, that is grid locked and spends too much time worrying about the next election, and not enough time worrying about the next generation. and you know, the solution to that is ultimately what was envisioned by our founders and what jack kennedy understood, as well. and that's the american people. you know, we go through these periods where our politics gets all boll objectioned up. and sometimes we're nostalgic about the past. >> i
're dealing with this horrible economy. also lands in the house of representatives where they understand nothing is getting done. the reason why we have a youth job crisis in this country is because there's been no jobs bill passed. i think the president -- >> -- trillion dollar stimulus shovel ready jobs bill in which even he admits, you know, there are no is up things as shovel ready jobs. how can you put the blame entirely on congress? isn't it the president? >> well, greg, think what we saw in the stimulus package from this president is he actually invested in america's future. he put teachers back to work. firefighters back to work. police officers back to work. a majority of those individuals are young people. young people understand that this law -- >> it was a payoff to the unions. you just listed a litany of unions who are paid off. >> you know that's not true. a lot of young teachers got a chance to go back in the classroom. >> i don't want to get off the subject here. brad, let me get back to it. here's how the new york post editorial has put this thing about millennials. amer
away from a drug economy. to a more diverse and traditional egrarian type of economy. so we put in place the road map opportunities. will the afghan people be able to achieve it? much will turn on their governance and their own leadership. but we have laid that opportunity in front of them. i don't think we can back away from the necessity to continue assisting. canada has committed $100 million ongoing. and there is an old legal maxim that says once you start to render assistance, you have to continue. you can't let somebody drown. and i think the international community does recognize that. and also that the stakes are high. there are many, as is the case ongoing, in syria that are playing in this particular part of the world and st needs to win. there needs to be an ongoing and lasting stability in that country, and in that region. >> let me ask about the security conference and you were the founder of this event, in hall fax, and has it developed the way you expected and where do you think it is going to be five years from now? >> well, i'm really proud and i'm humbled the b
to forty percent of the world's economy. they sever second year in korea life from seoul and keep them from when they do so much for joining us. we begin with the president's confirmation of three key government posts today which went through despite the lack of the national assembly's blasting the president talking head pushed ahead with the appointments to maintain stability in state affairs as all elementary businesses come to an effective holt from a boycott by the opposition party the presidential office correspondence was into surface. health and welfare minister please don't kill prosecutor general keen to attack a cheese stick on a term high tech and have benefits to place your perspective seats by president mckinley. ordered the new we appoint officials to work or brooding up the normal practice is to penetrate its tv fears that its production. make sure that nobody in any case to find the constitution and the beaches democratic principles the president had to lay off three appointments due to strong objections by the opposite party. after all confirmed that she's on her nomination
rate fell to a 5-year low and is at 7%. the economy gained more jobs than expected adding 2003 positions. they were low spread in high and low positions. mike viqueira has more from the white house. >> new unemployment figures are good from the white house. they've been waiting for this. whether or not 7% matters economicallily or to any people for millions out of work, and those who have given up looking for work, from a political standpoint it's good news for the obama generation. with unemployment insurance set to expire, the white house is stuck in an ironic situation. they are arguing for an extension. if growth is improved, it was announced thursday and friday down to 7% unemployment, the lowest in five years. the administration says that unemployment insurance has got to be extended. white house spokesman jay carney made the case on friday afternoon. >> the news we have today eenforces that we need to address the problem and extend unemployment insurance benefits to those individuals. this is a persistent problem. it would be terrible to do that to more than a million fa
market is getting better, our economy is improving. we have doubled our production of clean energy, doubled our production of additional energy sources. we are on the brink of being as close to energy independent as any country our size could be in a very long time. we still have the best universities, the best researchers and scientists, the best workers on earth and the most innovative countries on earth and we're still the envy of the world and the one indispensable nation. so i continue to have great confidence in our capacity to solve our problems. there is a specific challenge that we've got, and that is a congress and this city, washington, that is gridlocked and spent too much time worrying about the next election and not enough time worrying about the next generation. and, you know, the solution to that is ultimately what was envisioned by our fathers and what jack kennedy understood as well and that's the american people. you know, we go through these periods where our politics gets all mixed up and sometimes we're nostalgic about the past. >> i am. >> i know you are. but
sales promotions. christine romans is here with the good news. >> automakers saw the economy is getting better and they think it will keep getting better next year and that is great for auto sales. when you look at car sales, it really gives you a clue into the minds of the consumer. you don't just spend $38,000 on something casually. you need access to credit, confidence about your job, a ro reason to do it. very good numbers for november. 14% year over year increase for gm, that's great. ford, up 7%. chrysler, up 16%. and it wasn't just the incentives. there were good incentives. about $2500 on average was the incentive to get out there and buy a car. big advertising for black friday. a lot of people went to the showrooms, that helped. but this is really a recovering economy story. and pent up demand story. and you're hearing it from the automakers who are looking at the a good 2014, as well. their stocks reflecting it, too. >> absolutely. so the auto bailout was a good idea? we all remember back in 2008 when mitt romney said let detroit go bankrupt and there was a big partisan fight.
to their own god-given potential. it is because we know that when women and girls participate in economies, economic growth is greater than it would be without them. where women and girls are given a chance to be educated and to get the health care that they deserve to have, we know that society benefits. where women and girls can participate in peacemaking and peace building as full members of society in trying to resolve conflicts, we know that resolution is more likely to be sustained. it is a great honor for me to have this award, but it is just a reminder of how much more we have yet ahead of us to accomplish. we have to make sure that tom's dreams, tom's life, the examples of the award recipients with us and those unable to come like the dalai lama and elie wiesel bring out each of us our own commitments to what we will do to further the cause of human rights, universal human rights, for every man, woman, boy and girl in the world. it is what tom would expect us to do to hold high his ideals. by accepting this award and by accepting this award and knowing that tom would not let me of
/2 year, 57.3 would suggest the u.s. economy is gradually regaining momentum. and on the currency markets, dollar/yen now up to 103.08, up to fresh six-month high on dollar/yen. euro/dollar, just below the 1 .36 mark we were at on thursday and sterling just back from that 1.64 of 11.6 1.6384. the aussie is the second worst performer after the g-10 in the currencies. australia's central bank says the country's currency is still uncomfortably high. those comments sending the yield down further. little urgency for more rate cuts. policymakers keeping them on hold. earlier cuts are still taking effect once inflation is tamed. joining us with his thoughts, may bank in singapore. andy, thanks for joining us. is the aussie/dollar going to get weaker? >> i think generally if you look at the markets, you look at the options site, it looks like we're probably going to see a bit of saturation on the short aussie. you're probably going to see a limit about the 90 levels. but our view is tapering in the first quarter, probably first quarter of next year, it may go down to about 88 cents against the do
to face but on the other hand san jose is a major city with a diverse economy and a lot of resources to face the challenge with. adam: thank you very much. a reference on that is the morningstar report. that looked at municipal debt of cities throughout the country. thank you for coming to talk about this. won't end anytime soon. lori: detroit not alone working out the debt problems. lawmakers in illinois gearing up for a vote to close the state's $100 billion pension shortfall. the proposed plan includes raising the retirement age for workers younger than 45 and cutting retirement benefits. the plan is supportive of governor pat quinn and unions say they will sue if the legislation is passed. automakers were thankful for thanksgiving weekend, the big three posting monthly gains in november compared to this time last year. ford's november sales jumped 7%. gm notched 14% gain and big winner chrysler coming with a 16% sales increase. a slow month for auto sales manufacturers offer deals to capitalize on the holiday shopping season. adam: is now the time to get bullish? the biggest bear
's health care law continues to wreak havoc on families, small businesses and economy. it's not just a broken website. this bill is fundamentally flawed. >> our republican colleagues have focused so much attention, in fact, obsessed in killing the affordable care act they failed to focus on real needs of americans. >> smashing the speed limit. investigators say derailed commuter train traveling three times the legal speed heading into that dangerous curve 82 miles an hour. still unknown was the crash that killed four passengers caused by mechanical failure or operator error. >> for the train to be going 82 miles an hour around that curve is just a frightening thought. >> we showed you amazon's delivery of the future but drone delivery raises important questions. we'll have more. >> what could go wrong? >> good day, everyone. i'm andrea mitchell in new york. the obama administration trying to get past disas true rollout kicking off a new campaign promoting benefits of the health care law. robert gibbs msnbc contributor and former white house press secretary during the president's firs
. [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. ♪ (train horn) vo: wherever our trains go, the economy comes to life. norfolk southern. one line, infinite possibilities. i dbefore i dosearch any projects on my home. i love my contractor, and i am so thankful to angie's list for bringing us together. find out why more than two million members count on angie's list. angie's list -- reviews you can trust. a man who doesn't stand still. but jim has afib, atrial fibrillation -- an irregular heartbeat, not caused by a heart valve problem. that puts jim at a greater risk of stroke. for years, jim's medicine tied him to a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but now, with once-a-day xarelto®, jim's on the move. jim's doctor recommended xarelto®. like warfarin, xarelto® is proven effective to reduce afib-related stroke risk. but xarelto® is the first and only once-a-day prescription blood thinner for patients with afib not caused by a heart valve problem. that doesn't require routine blood monitoring. so jim's not tied to that monitoring routine. [ gps ] proceed to the designated route. no
's the nature of democracy. it's a work in progress. and south africa, we see it as the largest economy, second largest economy on the continent. but it's a young democracy. it's taking those baby steps. it'll only be 20 years in 2014 that it has been a democracy. now, that doesn't mean that you forgive some of the missteps, but you go in there and work on them and find people who can hold people accountable. and i think that's where it's important for that country as well as in the countries relating to mandela to relate to his country and to help them realize the life of mandela. now it's up to those who are celebrating him today to tomorrow realize that dream, help realize that dream. >> great leadership is all about casting the vision. calling people to rise up to be better than they know how to be. certainly as you point out, that road map, the blueprint, it's there. charlayne hunter-gault, reverend al sharpton, great to see you. among those reacting to mandela's death is muhammad ali. he said he was a spirit born free destined to soar above the rainbows. today his spirit is soaring throug
many common interests were close trading partners were trying to develop a global economy together and i think that's gonna be a big part of the message is not just a newbie about the crisis over in her defense though i would say that joe biden isn't that the condition of mediating pensions. this law might i add the rice and all. what kind of united states may not fully agree with each other it's a bloody and eighty i see both sides say that a moment to calm the situation calls for sustained high level gauge. i'm sad it's all about. this is about twenty four inches. major concerns on cctv. they did. french the issues you more. ril has arrived in beijing just in time to attend the closing ceremony of the nineteenth france china economic seminar on thursday. they're all delivered a speech at the ceremony. saying that france hopes to reach an economic balance with china the seminar is an annual event co hosted by the china council for the promotion of international trade and the french to the committee every year a delegation of french governor's lead by the french government official
the korean economy is resilient. according to imf chief christine lead guard who made the comments on the last day of the two day visit here to soul song to some reports on how the global financial heavyweights these prospects and dangers for asia's fourth largest economy. korea is even more easily now. i was five years ago when the bubble financial crisis broke out that a point ahead of the international monetary fund. christina gap policy makers have used that time and he's the head office twice me. making sure that banks all properly capitalized and some didn't the wording external debts and deploying a month for a potential forty seats the call of the envy of the world. but to proceed down growth projected at three point seven one percent next year by the imf still needs to implement the right package of reforms specifically targeted in the labor market and service sector. goods. an in depth the form of the labor market so that he's more interested in tuesday for temporary workers. enthusiasts young people. in tuesday's two women as well. in addition to the labor market reform.
be beneficial for asia's fourth largest us economy it seems can research fellow at aspen institute for policy studies. joy does not assist the year to help misunderstand the asia pacific trading block welcome to progress to grab me. well korea is already interested in that talks about joining a title a regional trade bloc the rc peek of what makes create interested in the us twenty ppm. old korea has been courted by the us and the ppp partners for quite some time now. the question of will with the polish design korea's court is to tear away you will going pee pee pee and if they thought it will join when it will going. in term of timing on a wide tree is down decided to choose this particular moment. we know about trying it on two cans that are to speak and ppp. and in their announcement in the market this year. coupled with the fact that there are some questions about the quality of our set. and still talks for the cgt if he is close to korea japan fta. so where are courteous and two when the blues were to join ppp bulky bpa is a very sizable on trade agreements. it includes among others jap
. and in an economy that is not creating enough work for people who want to go to work and still not creating enough middle class jobs. >> reporter: the president is paying attention to the issue, calling for a raise in the federal minimum wage. >> it's well past the time to raise a minimum wage that in real terms right now is below where it was when harry truman was in office. >> reporter: in this push for a higher minimum wage, a higher federal minimum wage likely to not go away anytime soon. the bureau of labor statistics shows six out of ten fastest growing positions in the next decade will be low paying positions. >> a lot of folks are struggling. that's for sure. we'll be watching these protests across the nation. >>> in other headlines, vice president joe biden says china's new air defense zone over the east china sea is causing significant apprehension. he's in beijing meeting with the country's top leaders. biden says he expressed washington's firm position and expectations regarding the zone. the air space is over a disputed island chain claimed by both china and japan. biden will be headi
to boost the state economy by hundreds of millions of dollars. like many new businesses coming to detroit, the financial issues didn't deter them setting up shop. where some sees obstacle, the ceo sees opportunity. >> this might diversify agriculture in michigan as we grow collectively. >> the investment in a neighbourhood on a rebound is welcomed by many who live here. they are on pace to produce 3,000 cases of premium liquor this year. in a warehouse where the aroma is intoxicating, these entrepreneurs see a future where the glass is always at least half full. >> holiday shopping gets a boost. u.s. shoppers spend nearly $10 billion on black friday, down 13% on last year. sales rose 2.3% overall compared to 2012 once thanksgiving day sales were added to the mi.. >> colorado communities are banding together to recover from the devastating flood in september. jamestown was nearly destroyed. we look at how residents are bouncing back. >> the music is back. with it the people are slowing returning to the foothills down in the rocky mountains. >> on saturday nights, since the september flood
leaders are of course, trade, u.s.-china trade, and the economy. the united states had hoped that those issues would really be the main issues at this meet -- these meetings. but as we now know, this declaration of the air defense zone will likely dominate the meetings and perhaps challenge -- or provide a challenge to any progress made on the issue. >> reporting there from beijing. to the streetned to thailand for the first time in days. protest on the hold out of respect for the king's birthday am a national holiday to be celebrated thursday. but the opposition said it's fight to bring down the government as far -- it's fight to bring down the government is far from over. in bangkok on wednesday, a vast cleanup operation was underway. a day earlier, the violence that began last weekend came to an king'shalt ahead of the birthday thursday. the thai prime minister called for a truce between police and protesters. but the first time in days, calm returned to the streets and prime minister yingluck shinawatra all for -- a lasting solution. like to invite academics, businessmen, and groups
president as to the country's economy being in session. two dozen states are bundling up to ward off bitter temperatures. arctic air is chilling 32 million people. snow, ice and winds are making roads dangerous. major midwest cities are bracing for power outages. in montana wind chill readings hit minus 30. >>> today it's going to be a mess for a lot of people across the nation in terms of snow, freezing rain, cold temperatures. let's start with the snow. you can see how it's been moving across parts of minnesota and wisconsin. and the great lacks. we expect to see up to 20 inches of snow in that location over the next 24 hours. if you are driving on the highways near the border be careful. up here to the north-west. not a lot of snow left. cold air is coming into place, cooling down the places well below average. no snow you can see here on the forecast map for thursday. take a look at the temperatures for seattle. we'll see barely above freezing. high temperatures on saturday. overnight lows going into the teens for many there. you may want to make sure that you crack your faucets. across
jobs and the economy. former secretaries of state madeleine albright and hillary clinton come a remembering south african president nelson mandela. and a white house briefing with secretary jay carney. >> the book affairs events from washington, putting you in the room at congressional hearings, white house event, briefings, and conferences. and complete gavel-to-gavel coverage of the u.s. house. we are c-span, created by the cable tv industry and funded by your local cable or satellite provider. now you can watch us in hd. >> republican senator rand paul at the detroit economic club. some have considered him as a presidential candidate although he himself has not made any formal announcement. this event is part of the road to the white house 2016 coverage. [applause] cracks good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. on this nice brisk detroit michigan day, it is my honor to introduce dr. rand paul, the junior senator from kentucky. the united states senator elected in 2010 and has certainly made his mark in just a very short time. he has proven to be an outspoken champion for cons
, yokosuka. >> david cameron wants to improve ties between europe and the world's second largest economy. cameron is meeting with senior leaders. >>> some in europe and elsewhere see the world changing, and want to shut china off behind a bamboo curtain of trade barriers. brifn-- britney wants to tear te barriers down -- britain wants to tear those barriers down. open britain is the ideal partner for an opening china. >> air pollution levels in the chinese city of shanghai have reached their worst levels ever recorded. the skyline of china's financial hup, pollution levels over 300, indicating the most severe level of air pollution. forecasters blame the lack of wind in recent days for not clearing the smog. >>> iran's foreign minister has rived in ca tar, landmark -- qatar. more daims about his country's nuclear past. >> iran will continue its nuclear enrichment at 5% and iran will continue construction work at iraq. iran has agreed not to use certain activities that fall within the scope of this timetable and this plan of action. we have also agreed to provide specific arrangements wit
that will not be able to pay rent. this is serious for the local economy. it will be a disaster in years to come as we see this thing go. that's the reason we are continuing to stand with detroit, and we'll stand up and fight back. we'll file the appeal and file it all the way to the supreme court. >> you think bankruptcy is a make. what is the alternative. >> we don't just think it's a mistake. we think it is illegal. first and foremost we have to understand that emergency management itself - we have two lawsuits filed, national action network, filed a law sued a few months ago. we repealed public at four, the emergency manager legislation. the governor came back with the same legislation, attached it to some money so it couldn't be repealed again, made it repeal proof. we feel the city of detroit never went into bankruptcy. you have to think about it like this: this mayor did not lead us into the bankruptcy. the city council never voted for bankruptcy. we feel it is illegal. on the other end of this the state and the city put $400 million together to build a new hockey arena here in the city of detr
the whole economy goes better. i think the economy has just gone down the tubes because of the 1% who want to make the most out of the misery of others. >> the sticking point here is that these workers and folks behind them are asking for a $15 an hour federal minimum wage. that's not the only point here. they really also want to be able to unionize without any fear of retaliation. >> we'll continue to check back in with you throughout the day. thanks. >> stephanie, this latest strike is similar to once we've seen across the country, focusing on income and equality. much of that money is going to wealthier americans. the income of the top 1% grew by 31.4% since 2009, but for everyone else barely moved, growing less than has half a%. much of this battle has been over the minimum wage of $7.25. president obama suggested that rates should be hiked to $10.10 an hour. if it were tied to productively ty, one study said that figure really should be $21.72. >> temperatures are plunging right now across much of the country. a blast of arctic air is bringing bone-chilling cold along with snow and ic
the entire health care system to damage the entire economy and now 5% is a diminimus figure to him. 80% of the website is working. 5% is no big deal. >> 90%. but that aside, do you know how much jeff bezos would have played to have amazon working at a 9 of 10 success rate. >> he would have with given anything. >> any website that starts off will have trouble. >> after three years and $600 million to get it going? this is outrageous. >> still having trouble. >> by the way, jeff bezos wasn't responsible for damaging -- >> nobody asked you about -- >> and >> let me say something to the 5 million. it's not 5 million individual people. these are families. >> wait, wait. >> that 5% number the president is another lie. when you look at the numbers they knew in july of 2010 they knew it would be a substantial part of the market up to 80%. 60% of small businesses and 45% of large businesses. >> argued it in federal court and andy mccarthy argued the admission in a brief. they deliberately misled people. this was never about getting people better health care. it's been about redistribution of we
, thanks. >>> we want to turn to encour e encouraging news when it comes to the economy. the unemployment rate has turned to its lowest rate in five years. kristen welker has more. >> reporter: the economy added 203,000 jobs in november. surprising some economists say, especially in the wake of the government shutdown and they say it could be an indication the recovery is about to take off, despite the political gridlock here in the nation's capital. neil bloomen that is all launched up this eye store three years ago in new york. these days he sees signs the economy is recovering. >> we have more than doubled in sales and next year, we are planning to high about 150 people. >> reporter: that hiring trend reflects what is happening throughout the country with news friday that employers added more than 200,000 jobs for each of the last four months. in november, many were good paying jobs. 40,000 in education and health care. 27,000 manufacturing jobs added. 17,000 construction jobs. >> now we are getting consistent job reports plus 200 and that is positive and positive not only for the econ
fell to 7%. the strengthening economy is good news for the president. but he may not be getting much credit for this because so many working americans are not feeling any improvement. >> reporter: it's more proof that the u.s. economy is heating up. according to the latest job reports, 203,000 people found work in november and the unemployment rate dropped sharply to 7%, the lowest level in five years. add to that that the economy grew in the third quarter faster than it was initially thought and it's no wonder that the white house wants monther. but analysts warn this warming trend is leaving too many americans out in the cold. >> if you're wealthy, you're feeling it. if you're in the middle or the lower end of the economic spectrum, you aren't. >> reporter: just look at the numbers. while the economy has recovered millions of lost jobs since the great recession, 6 in 10 americans say things are going badly in the country that's because with this recovery, there are two americas, wall street is booming, ending the week on a strong note. even as fast food workers were marching in the
's trip was supposed to be about trade and the economy. now in fact it's all about the chinese military. vice president joe biden with one eye towards a possible 2016 bid is getting the chance to flex his international muscle power in asia. >> the united states has an interest in the lowering of tensions in this vital region. as i believe all the countries in northeast asia share that same interest with us. >> reporter: biden, in crisis manager mode, arrived in tokyo as the region confronts a power grab by beijing. china declared it now controls a vast portion of the air space over the east china sea and remote islands that both china and japan claim. biden will bluntly ask the chinese leaders their military intentions when he stops in china next. u.s. officials worry china's ultimate aim is a confrontation with japan. >> we, the united states, are deeply concerned. by the attempt to unilaterally change the status quo in the east china sea. this action has raised regional tensions and increased the risk of accidents and miscalculation. >> reporter: china is demanding aircraft flying thr
to establish with every single asian economy except china. >> tremendously important to japan and the united states. >> and japan's not necessarily been on board with this as much as all the other southeastern asian countries are. right. that's true. so even though the concentration has been on the senekaku island and so forth, the tpp really is the ball game as far as the continuity of the relationship and quite apart from the fact that japan has interests certainly in south korea and vice versa where the vice president is headed. >> it's a tricky relationship. the japanese and south korea aren't exactly -- they're allies but scent cal of each other. >> not only that, but the south koreans feel they provided slave labor for the japanese, that they haven't been fully compensated. so they still want payment. the japanese settled that a long time ago. so the south korean prime minister in saying that, as a matter of fact, our problem with the japanese is much greater than that with china, that's any first trip should be to china, not to japan. >> that was a little bit of a snub as far as the j
the economy, education programs and what not. so -- but the reality is, this schedule looks nothing like the nancy pelosi speakership schedule that we used to have. i mean, we were working four or five days a week, week after week after week. passing legislation, getting things done. so the only thing that concerns me more than us not being here is the fact that when we are here, we're not getting anything done. like the end a bill and other things we should be passing here. we're not doing anything while we're here. >> speaker boehner says that they're there to prevent bad laws from getting passed. what's your response to that? >> well, i mean, look at the -- employee oh nondiscrimination act bill. we haven't even acted upon that. you know, that's a good piece of legislation that supports the founding principles of our country, but no time to act on that. we need a transportation bill. to get people back to work, reinvest back into the united states. we need a budget, for god sake, and we can't even getting a budget passed out of the house when the senate has wanted to meet on numerous
this big that has an impact on one-sixth of our economy. whatever comes up, we're going to just fix it. >> meanwhile, former president bill clinton says his recent suggestion that president obama keep his word and let people keep their health insurance plans was not aimed, or not trying to distance hills from the president's health care law in an effort to help his wife hillary's potential 2016 presidential bid. >> i said nothing about this. not one word, until the president himself spoke. i don't think you can find anybody in america who's worked harder for his re-election or supported this bill or went out of his way to explain the bill to the american people more than i did. >> so mr. clinton says he does not know whether his wife will run for president. and adds that he would support joe biden as a 2016 presidential nominee if he got the nomination. he'll support any democratic nomination. >>> notre dame is suing over obama care birth control mandates. they're doing this again. the university filed a fresh lawsuit opposing insurance for student and employees saying it goes against
to the economy. sounds like good news, but some economists say the numbers mask a pervasive problem just beneath the surface. record high unemployment among young americans. put these numbers into context, economist in the university of maryland business professor is here with us. good morning. >> good morning. >> so these numbers are being trumpeted all around by the president's supporters on various broadcasts we did yesterday as great news, but you say they're not what they appear to be. why? >> well, simply, the quality of jobs are not very good and most young people really are having a terrible time getting started in careers. you know, college graduates are still working at starbucks and the like, and we have a lot of college graduates who are really graduate students, not learning very much, because they can't find a job. piling up a lot of debt and so forth. >> so at what point is this assumption that every person needs to go a four-year college and then get a graduate degree going to fold under the weight of the counterevidence maybe it's smarter to join the work force earlier? >> i thi
the state economy by hundreds of millions of dollars. like many new businesses coming to detroit the city's financial issues did not deter them from setting up shop and some see obstacles and to james cofounder peter bailey sees opportunity. >> this craft distilling movement might help diversify agriculture in michigan even further as we start to grow collectively. >> their investment on a neighborhood on the rebound is welcome by many who live here. right now they are on pace to produce over 3,000 cases of premium liquor this year. in a warehouse where the aroma is literally intoxicating, these entrepreneurs see a future where the glass is always at least half full. bc with al jazeera, detroit. >> reporter: there are about 350 distillerys right here in the united states. they were built by the romans but are still in use today. how technology is looking into the past to map italy's under ground aquaducts. and blasting off on a mission to the moon, what chinese scientists hope to learn when their rover makes an lunar landing. >> and this means falling temperatures and winter storm warnin
the country's ailing housing market. the measures announced during an economy related ministers meeting on tuesday come as a means to improving two sets of housing policies introduced earlier this year. despite implementation of the policies already in use to finance minister come up with karen the meeting said that the real estate market has failed to enter into a state of full recovery. from there though it's vacations that housing prices are going to try it and there's also an imbalance of supply and demand due to soaring rental security deposits. to counter the lingering uncertainties in that nation's housing market the revised stimulus measures include unifying the types of government backed mortgage loans the government will also allocate eleven trillion won roughly ten billion us dollars for government mortgage loans next year busy as this year's record amount to me. as one single day will run the loan program for home buyers will be able to secure loans at lower interest rates. under the new measures the overall number of so called happy houses which are a form of rental housin
for the last three years and we have the highest investment rate of any economy in latin america that allowed us to become the country who created more jobs and more formal employment in all latin america in the last years. we are attracting more investment. the free trade agreement is a fundamental aspect of this new policy and this proactive policy. we are seeing new companies and technology and biotechnology. we are the richest country in biodiversity on the whole planet. there is a lot of interest from the new investments and we have connected the country with fiber optic and broadband and we need to see how we use it. today we are signing with microsoft and facebook and doing aboutile are very interested. there a lot of opportunities from that side of the investment sneftd traditional oil and minerals and all that sort. >> the tax sector in columbia. >> terrorism is a global problem as opposed to a regional problem. what specifically can columbia do working in conjunction with the united states to condition combatting global terror? >> we have learn and paid a very high cost in our war a
that financial markets to reward of the cities of the real economy. i'm not in vain to stop a few. the banks are accused of conspiring to fix benchmark interest rates increasing their profits at the expense of the customers take treats on both britain's libel. every day individual banks amid pages of the bridges bankers association. showing the interest rates that are going to lend money to other banks. they sustained used to calculate the light low interest rates the manipulation was easy traders and bank employees committed to falsify rates and line their pockets markets and ubs were also embroiled in the manipulation scandal. that both dogs fines by being the first to inform eu authorities of the collusion. and the eu competition authority says that's not the end of the story begins daily hundred of its biggest point of a twenty city was looking into yet another banking scandal. several international banks are also being investigated for allegedly fixing currency exchange rates. sunday could see further action from the european commission to get the big banks to clean up their act and pla
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 71 (some duplicates have been removed)